Kumba Hostel

City of Chania , , Iroon Politechniou 37 (Show on Map)


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Summary of reviewsKumba Hostel is a great choice for travelers looking for a convenient location in Chania. The hostel is within walking distance of many attractions and transportation options and guests appreciate the quieter location with fewer traffic noises. The rooms are clean and comfortable with a variety of options including pods, private rooms and dormitories. The staff is friendly and helpful, making guests feel welcome and at home. The nearby beach is a highlight with easy access and plenty of tavernas nearby. The beds are comfortable and private with curtains for added privacy in shared rooms. Overall, Kumba Hostel is a lovely and welcoming place to stay for travelers looking for a clean, comfortable stay with a warm atmosphere.
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room This room features air conditioning.

Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room This bed in dormitory has air conditioning.

Bunk in 12-Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

Double Room with Private Bathroom This double room has air conditioning and minibar.

Double Room with Private Bathroom and Balcony The double room provides air conditioning, a safe deposit box, a balcony with garden views as well as a private bathroom featuring a walk-in shower. The unit offers 1 bed.

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Guest Reviews
8.8
Excellent
Location
If you're looking for a great location during your stay in Chania, Kumba Hostel has got you covered! With plenty of positive reviews about the location, you'll find that the hostel is conveniently located near transportation options and within walking distance of many sights and attractions. You can easily walk to the sea in just 5 minutes or to the small square with cafes and restaurants and it's only 20 minutes to the center. The snowy high peaks provide a beautiful backdrop to the hostel. You can easily catch a bus to the airport, as the bus stop is just a 5-minute walk away. Although the location may be a bit far from the city center or the old town, it's still walkable or takes less than 15 minutes by foot. You'll appreciate the quieter location with fewer traffic noises and a nicer area to stroll around, compared to other hostels located in the city center. There's even a supermarket very close by for convenience. Overall, Kumba Hostel's location is perfect with easy access to everything you'll need during your stay in Chania.

Rooms
Kumba Hostel boasts a variety of room options including pods, private rooms and dormitories. The beds in the shared rooms are individual units with curtains for privacy. While some guests found the rooms to be small, they were typically described as super clean and comfortable. Many guests appreciated the personal touch of a light and charging point next to each bed, as well as the lockers for storage. The private rooms received particularly high praise with some describing them as feeling like a hotel. The decor was also highly commended with guests noting that the hostel was well-designed and nicely furnished. There were some negative comments regarding the size and layout of certain rooms, such as the 12-person dorms and rooms without windows. However, overall, guests found the rooms to be comfortable and accommodating with excellent amenities including private bathrooms in some rooms.

Beds
If you're looking for comfortable and private sleeping arrangements, you'll find them at Kumba Hostel. The beds are in individual units with curtains for added privacy in shared rooms. Some guests mentioned that the beds were a bit small, but comfortable nonetheless. You'll have a locker for your belongings, although some guests found them to be on the small side. Make sure to bring your own sheets as only one flat sheet is provided. However, the beds themselves were described as great, comfy and with good quality mattresses. Some even compared them to sleeping pods and a few mentioned curtains near every bed for additional privacy. Overall, guests praised the cleanliness and modern feel of the accommodations with plenty of room to store your things.

Cleanliness
Kumba Hostel receives high praise for its cleanliness and maintenance from its guests. Visitors comment on its "super clean and nice facilities" and mention that the cleaning lady takes care of everything in the morning. Most reviews are positive, describing the hostel as "very clean and well-maintained" with many guests highlighting the comfortable and cozy rooms. The bathrooms are sometimes described as "dirty," albeit rarely, indicating that a higher standard of cleanliness could be beneficial. However, a vast majority of guests laud the facilities, calling them "impeccable" and "organised." The hostel's staff is helpful and friendly in most reviews. A few noted that the showers were not always clean and the water pressure was low. The hostel's cleaning services receive high marks in many reviews with mentions of daily cleaning in rooms and common areas. Overall, Kumba Hostel appears to be a lovely and welcoming place to stay for travellers looking for a clean, comfortable stay with a warm atmosphere.

Staff
Kumba Hostel boasts a friendly and helpful staff that make it feel like a family hostel. Guests consistently praise the reception girls for their warm welcome and assistance throughout their stay. A particular highlight is the breakfast service provided by the lovely and patient Catherine. With clean rooms and communal areas, there are plenty of opportunities to socialize with other guests. While some guests note the distance to the central bus station, the proximity to the old town makes up for it. The majority of visitors find the staff to be polite, courteous and an overall pleasure to interact with with many willing to go above and beyond to help with any queries guests may have. However, a small number of guests encountered unfriendly or unhelpful staff members, but these interactions were rare and not reflective of the hostel's general atmosphere.

Beach
The nearby beach is one of the highlights of staying at Kumba Hostel. It's just a short walk - around 5 minutes - down the road, so you can easily pop back and forth throughout the day. Koum Kapi beach is less than 10 minutes away and there are plenty of tavernas nearby to grab a bite to eat. Guests also appreciate being within walking distance of the old town. Plus, some rooms are so close to the beach that you can get from the water to your bed in just 30 seconds! While there are a few negative comments about the beach not being ideal for swimming, overall guests love the convenience of having the sea right there. And even if you want to explore further afield, the distance to other beaches is still manageable - it's just a 30-minute walk to Nea Chora beach.


No, Kumba Hostel doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Kumba Hostel.

No, Kumba Hostel doesn't allow dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Kumba Hostel.

No, Kumba Hostel doesn't have a gym.
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